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Chronography 11: The Citizen “Bullhead” Challenge Timer

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We went in-depth with the caliber 8110 in our last installment of Chronography, where we …

Chronography 10: Three Excellent Vintage Calibers from Seiko and Citizen

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In 1969, Seiko’s 6139 chronograph caliber was nothing short of revolutionary, incorporating a column wheel and a vertical clutch system. Seiko certainly didn’t invent the …
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8 Quartz Watches Worthy of Your Attention

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Quartz watches tend to get a bad wrap, and often it’s for good reason. It’s hard for most watch lovers to dissociate the image of …
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Industry News: Citizen to Acquire Frederique Constant Group

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In a surprising industry maneuver, Citizen Watch Co., Ltd. announced earlier today that it will acquire Frederique Constant as part of their multi-brand expansion strategy. …
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A Guide to “Destro”: Watches from Sinn, Mühle, Citizen, and More

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The vast majority of watches on the market feature a crown at 3 o’clock. Some manufacturers play around with the positioning of the crown, though …
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Citizen Celebrates the Eco-Drive with Impossibly Thin New Models

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For 2016, Citizen is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Eco-Drive, the brand’s pioneering technology of powering watches through light. Citizen’s first light-powered analog watch, the …
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Chronography 6: Panda Dials, pt 1

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So far, our Chronography series has been pretty technical. We’ve talked history of chronographs, broke down the common designs, and looked in-depth at the stories …
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Guide to High Accuracy Quartz (HAQ) Watches

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For the most part, quartz watches, from a $40 Casio at Target to an Omega Aqua Terra quartz, run at about plus or minus 15 …
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Affordable Vintage: Citizen 52-0110

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Seiko seems to get all the love when it comes to vintage Japanese dive watches, …